About the Library



Mission Statement

Union Carnegie LibraryThe Union Carnegie Library is the learning center for our community and is the place people choose to explore ideas, the power of information and the pleasure of reading. Our collections, programs and services reflect community needs and requests which are offered in a welcoming, convenient and responsive manner.

The Carnegie Library accomplishes its mission by:

  1. Providing the community with access to balanced collections in traditional formats and through emerging technologies
  2. Serving all ages of our community, infants through mature adults
  3. Providing access to diverse ideas through a variety of media
  4. Serving and responding to the changing needs of the community
  5. Creating a vibrant space where people want to be
  6. Utilizing responsive outreach services to meet the broad needs of the county
  7. Addressing the learning needs of a diverse constituency
  8. Attracting a personable yet highly professional staff

Vision

The Union Carnegie Library will be a modern twenty-first century public library that satisfies community needs through outstanding collections, dynamic programming, and exceptional public service. Our connections to our patrons, commitment to professional growth, and responsiveness to changing needs will make our library buildings vital public spaces and our website a dynamic virtual destination for all county residents.

Other Information

Union Carnegie Library History

BSLA Award

Code of Conduct

In order to provide a pleasant environment for all of the residents of Union County, the following forms of conduct are prohibited in the Union County Carnegie Library and Bookmobile:

  1. Disruptive, disturbing or overly loud conversations.
  2. Listening to audio equipment without earphones.
  3. Smoking or use of alcoholic beverages or drugs.
  4. Use of restrooms for meetings, loitering or other inappropriate purposes.
  5. Use of library telephones by other than library personnel without permission.
  6. Soliciting, selling of any kind, political campaigning, or distribution of leaflets not specifically approved by the Library Director.
  7. Presence in a non-public area without permission.
  8. Theft, destruction or defacement of library property, including books or other materials.
  9. Loud, rude or other disorderly conduct as determined by staff.
  10. Improper dress. Shoes and shirts are required.
  11. Refusal to leave library when requested by staff.
  12. Disregard of fire regulations.
  13. Possession of weapons.
  14. Any violation of local, state, or federal law.

The library reserves the right to expel any person whose behavior is disruptive or whose actions interfere with the use of the library by other patrons.

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